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Ethiopia: UNHCR Ethiopia Factsheet – November 2018

Source: UN High Commissioner for Refugees
Country: Eritrea, Ethiopia, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Yemen

As UNHCR works to enhance registration data, the monthly population update has been frozen as of 31 August 2018, pending completion of the ongoing Level 3 registration

Ethiopia is host to the second largest refugee population in Africa, sheltering 905,831 registered refugees and asylum seekers as of 31 August 2018.

Over 205,000 refugees, representing 24.7% of the total refugee population in Ethiopia, have gone through the comprehensive (L3) registration.

As a Cluster lead for Protection, CCCM and Shelter, UNHCR continues to be actively participating in the humanitarian response to the IDPs situation in Gedeo and West Guji, supporting the authorities with site management and the co-ordination of responses to protection needs. UNHCR is also providing emergency kits to the displaced.

Working with Partners

  • UNHCR's main government counterpart to ensure the protection of refugees in Ethiopia is the Agency for Refugees and Returnees Affairs (ARRA). In addition, UNHCR works in close coordination with some 50 humanitarian partners and is part of the Humanitarian Country Team in Ethiopia, where refugee programmes are discussed strategically to ensure that the needs of refugees are adequately presented and addressed across the UN System. UNHCR is also building on a well-established coordination fora, including the inter-sector Refugee Coordination Group, together with national and regional sector working groups. As part of the CRR approach, UNHCR is furthering partnerships with line ministries, regional and local authorities, as well as development partners.

Ethiopia: UNHCR Ethiopia Fact Sheet November 2018

Source: UN High Commissioner for Refugees
Country: Eritrea, Ethiopia, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Yemen

As UNHCR works to enhance registration data, the monthly population update has been frozen as of 31 August 2018, pending completion of the ongoing Level 3 registration

Ethiopia is host to the second largest refugee population in Africa, sheltering 905,831 registered refugees and asylum seekers as of 31 August 2018.

Over 205,000 refugees, representing 24.7% of the total refugee population in Ethiopia, have gone through the comprehensive (L3) registration.

As a Cluster lead for Protection, CCCM and Shelter, UNHCR continues to be actively participating in the humanitarian response to the IDPs situation in Gedeo and West Guji, supporting the authorities with site management and the co-ordination of responses to protection needs. UNHCR is also providing emergency kits to the displaced.

Working with Partners

  • UNHCR's main government counterpart to ensure the protection of refugees in Ethiopia is the Agency for Refugees and Returnees Affairs (ARRA). In addition, UNHCR works in close coordination with some 50 humanitarian partners and is part of the Humanitarian Country Team in Ethiopia, where refugee programmes are discussed strategically to ensure that the needs of refugees are adequately presented and addressed across the UN System. UNHCR is also building on a well-established coordination fora, including the inter-sector Refugee Coordination Group, together with national and regional sector working groups. As part of the CRR approach, UNHCR is furthering partnerships with line ministries, regional and local authorities, as well as development partners.

Ethiopia: UNHCR Ethiopia Fact Sheet November 2018

Source: UN High Commissioner for Refugees
Country: Eritrea, Ethiopia, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Yemen

As UNHCR works to enhance registration data, the monthly population update has been frozen as of 31 August 2018, pending completion of the ongoing Level 3 registration

Ethiopia is host to the second largest refugee population in Africa, sheltering 905,831 registered refugees and asylum seekers as of 31 August 2018.

Over 205,000 refugees, representing 24.7% of the total refugee population in Ethiopia, have gone through the comprehensive (L3) registration.

As a Cluster lead for Protection, CCCM and Shelter, UNHCR continues to be actively participating in the humanitarian response to the IDPs situation in Gedeo and West Guji, supporting the authorities with site management and the co-ordination of responses to protection needs. UNHCR is also providing emergency kits to the displaced.

Working with Partners

  • UNHCR's main government counterpart to ensure the protection of refugees in Ethiopia is the Agency for Refugees and Returnees Affairs (ARRA). In addition, UNHCR works in close coordination with some 50 humanitarian partners and is part of the Humanitarian Country Team in Ethiopia, where refugee programmes are discussed strategically to ensure that the needs of refugees are adequately presented and addressed across the UN System. UNHCR is also building on a well-established coordination fora, including the inter-sector Refugee Coordination Group, together with national and regional sector working groups. As part of the CRR approach, UNHCR is furthering partnerships with line ministries, regional and local authorities, as well as development partners.

U.S. will not provide money to South Sudan’s “bankrupt leaders”: Bolton

December 13, 2018 (WASHINGTON) - John Bolton, U.S. National Security Advisor, Thursday, said his administration is now reviewing its assistance to South Sudan to prevent " bankrupt leaders" from continuing to commit violence.
Bolton made his remarks on South Sudan's officials during a speech at the Heritage Foundation unveiling the Trump Administration's New Africa Strategy, which the U.S President approved on Wednesday.
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South Sudan: South Sudan Displacement Crisis – Protection, Assessment of Hard-to-Reach Areas in South Sudan, October 2018

Source: REACH Initiative
Country: South Sudan

Overview

The continuation of conflict since December 2013 has created a complex humanitarian crisis in the country, restricting humanitarian access and hindering the flow of information required by aid pa...

South Sudan: South Sudan Displacement Crisis – Shelter and Non-Food Items (NFIs), Assessment of Hard-to-Reach Areas in South Sudan, October 2018

Source: REACH Initiative
Country: South Sudan

Overview

The continuation of conflict since December 2013 has created a complex humanitarian crisis in the country, restricting humanitarian access and hindering the flow of information required by aid pa...

حكومة ليج الشمالية تتهم جنرالاً من قوات مشار بنهب الماشية

اتهمت حكومة ليج الشمالية ، جنرالاً ينتمي للحركة الشعبية في المعارضة التي يقودها زعيم المعارضة ريك مشار ، بشن هجمات ونهب الماشية و قتل عدد من الأشخاص الأسبوع الماضي ....

South Sudan: South Sudan Displacement Crisis – Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), Assessment of Hard-to-Reach Areas in South Sudan, October 2018

Source: REACH Initiative
Country: South Sudan

Overview

The continuation of conflict since December 2013
has created a complex humanitarian crisis in
the country, restricting humanitarian access and
hindering the flow of information required by aid
pa...

South Sudan: South Sudan Displacement Crisis – Camp Coordination and Camp Management, Assessment of Hard-to-Reach Areas in South Sudan, October 2018

Source: REACH Initiative
Country: South Sudan

Overview

The continuation of conflict since December 2013 has created a complex humanitarian crisis in the country, restricting humanitarian access and hindering the flow of information required by aid pa...

يونيسيف: (15) ألف طفل منفصلين عن أسرهم في جنوب السودان

قالت منظمة الأمم المتحدة للطفولة "يونسيف" أن 15 ألف طفل في جنوب السودان منفصلين عن عائلاتهم أو مفقودين، لخمسة أعوام منذ إندلاع القتال في العام 2013....

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